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Conservatives Condemn Trump’s Response to Bomb Threats

The United States Secret Service stopped two “potentially explosive devices” that were addressed to former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, 10/23, according to multiple reports.  The Secret Service confirmed the news on Wednesday, 10/24, stating that the Obamas and the Clintons were not

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Update: Suspicious Packages Sent to Eric Holder & Maxine Waters

Update:  A suspicious package was sent to former Attorney General Eric Holder but was returned to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s office in Florida because that was the address on the return label, according to CNN. The district office for Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) was evacuated in San Diego on Wednesday when authorities found a suspicious package

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Black History

A Bold Injustice: A Betrayed Black Pioneer Still Fighting to Clear His Name

During the 1960s—while the nation was in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement—many African-Americans were part of a class of firsts: Ruby Bridges integrated an all-White school in New Orleans; Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame; Morrie Turner (creator of Wee Pals) became a nationally syndicated cartoonist; Thurgood Marshall was

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Barack Obama

Secret Service Gave Obama Info to Romney

As scandal continues to envelop the Secret Service, InsideSources has learned of a security failure leading up to the 2012 election. Multiple sources inside the Romney presidential campaign confirm that a Secret Service agent provided details of President Obama’s schedule several days prior to the President’s campaign stops becoming public.

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Barack Obama

Suspicious Letter Sent to President Obama

Washington's ongoing ricin scare just went up a notch. Politico: A letter addressed to President Obama containing what the Secret Service calls "a suspicious substance" was intercepted Tuesday at a mail screening facility, the agency said Wednesday. Spokesman Edwin Donovan said the letter was received at the Secret Service's White House mail screening facility, which examines

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Ohio Teen Tweets Death Threat to Obama

16-year-old Alyssa Douglas took to her Twitter account during President Obama's heavily watched DNC speech, and became a lightning rod for criticism after assailing him with a death threat. The Ohio teen called for his assassination while also referring to him as a "piece of s**t." The young person's tweets instantly drew the ire and

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Secret Service Investigates Obama Billboard Ad

At first glance, the giant billboard ad in Victoria, Texas looks like a religious salute to President Obama. It reads, "Pray For Obama," with folded hands and a scripture from Psalms. Yet, at closer glance, the controversial advertisement and its scripture quoted below have alerted the Secret Service to a possible threat, as Psalms 109:8

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Cop Threatens Michelle Obama

A Washington, D.C. police officer who worked as a motorcycle escort for White House officials and other dignitaries was moved to administrative duty Wednesday after he allegedly was overheard making threatening comments toward Michelle Obama, according to several police officials. The police department’s Internal Affairs Division is investigating the alleged comments and notified the U.S.

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Pastor Terry Jones Hangs Obama Effigy

Pastor Terry Jones, who is most known for burning the Qu'ran in a ceremony two years ago, has decided to hit closer to home by hanging an effigy of President Obama outside a controversial Florida church. The Secret Service is now investigating the pastor's display, which was placed on the front lawn of the Dove

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White House Correspondence Dinner Entertains, Shocks

With an audience full of celebrities, politicians, and journalists from major news outlets across the country, President Barack Obama delivered a rousing speech at the 98th annual White House Correspondence Dinner on Saturday. The event, which is meant to honor journalists, eventually focuses on the president making a humorous speech followed by an invited comedian. POTUS delivered, joking

News & Politics

What The Secret Service Scandal Teaches Us About Sex Tourism

After President Barack Obama slow jammed the news with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, the president responded the talk show host’s question about the sex scandal that rocked the VI Summit of the Americas by saying a few “knuckleheads” should not discredit the entire Secret Service. These knuckleheads comprise 24 secret service and military personnel

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Three More Secret Service Agents Leave

The Colombian prostitution scandal has continued collateral damage as three more Secret Service employees were forced out of their jobs Tuesday, bringing the total to nine. Two of the employees are resigning, while a third is having his security clearance revoked and will leave the agency. The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep.

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Black Woman Busts Secret Service Agents

The woman who blew the whistle on the prostitute patronizing Secret Service members is a Black woman. Paula Reid, 46, was one of the dozens of agents sent to Colombia to prepare for President Obama’s trip in April. Already a leader in the agency, the Miami-based agent was staying at another hotel but came to